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If all goes according to plan, a former nursing home on East Georgia Avenue will open in November as a behavioral health care facility. Ruston’s Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday granted Lincoln Counseling, LLC’s request to remake the abandoned Alpine Guest Care Center building into an in- and out-patient drug rehabilitation facility. All that remains now that the commission has approved the conditional use permit, is the final OK from the state Department of Health and Hospitals, Chris Salter, of Ruston, the project’s developer, said. The former independent-living apartments that are...

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07/02/2014
A Ruston man has been arrested by the Ruston Police Department on burglary related charges. Clint Williams, RPD public information officer, said they were contacted regarding the burglary of a...
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07/01/2014
An Arcadia woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a three vehicle collision occurring on Monday at the intersection of Louisiana Highway 33 and Louisiana Highway 821. Louisiana State Police, along...
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07/01/2014
Ira Taylor sits at his cluttered dining room table studying the directions for his latest project, a balsa wood model of an old bi-plane. The struts, he says, need to be redone. Taylor, 89, of Ruston...
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07/01/2014
Sitting outside enjoying cool summer breezes is a favorite pastime of many North Louisiana residents. Swatting mosquitoes, however, is a constant battle when enjoying the great outdoors during summer...
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06/30/2014
Top: Leader photo by KAYLA FRITH- Hundreds gathered on Saturday morning to watch babies hit the mat and crawl their way to the finish line. The Diaper Derby, sponsored by Barnes Portraiture, is one...
06/30/2014
The regular Lincoln Parish School Board meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday with several items up for discussion, including the adoption of participation in a lawsuit against the state.
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06/30/2014
A Dubach couple was arrested Friday morning and charged with possession of schedule II methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia according to the Lincoln Parish...
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06/30/2014
Professor Guillermo Badenes, head of the International Relations Office at the National University of Cordoba (UNC) in Argentina, recently visited Louisiana Tech University and brought with him a...
06/29/2014
Even though candidate qualifying for the Nov. 4 primary is still almost six weeks away, voter interest in the election is ramping up, Lincoln Parish Registrar of Voters Dianna Stone said. “More...
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06/29/2014
The Bank of Ruston entry (pictured above) was the winning float in the 2014 Louisiana Peach Festival Parade held Saturday morning. Rainy weather made things tough on the festival tennis tournament...